Ben Smith Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella criticizes India’s discriminatory CAA law

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Update (14-01-2020 11:10 am IST)BuzzFeed News reporter Pranav Dixit noted in a tweet that Microsoft has published a watered-down statement detailing Nadella’s stance on India’s CAA legislation, after the outlet published its piece with the CEO’s quote to editor-in-chief Ben Smith. This highlights the reluctance of companies to take a stance on political issues concerning the countries in which they do business.

It’s rare for CEOs of tech companies to take a stance on political issues, particularly when they aren’t directly affected.Satya Nadella bucked the trend today, as he criticized India’s controversial Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) that excludes Muslim refugees from obtaining citizenship in India (while the privilege is granted to refugees of other persecuted minorities).

Talking to BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief, Ben Smith, at an event in Manhattan yesterday, the India-born CEO said what’s happening in the country is “sad.” He added that he’d love to seea Bangladeshi come to the country and create the next unicorn:

I think what is happening is sad. I feel, and and in fact quite frankly, now being informed shaped by the two amazing American things that

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